a combining form meaning “nut,” used in the formation of compound words:
[noo-suh-fawrm, nyoo-] /ˈnu səˌfɔrm, ˈnyu-/ adjective 1. having the shape of a ; nut-shaped.
/njuːˈsɪvərəs/ adjective 1. (of animals) feeding on nuts
nucle- pref. Variant of nucleo-.
[noo-klee-er, nyoo- or, by metathesis, -kyuh-ler] /ˈnu kli ər, ˈnyu- or, by metathesis, -kyə lər/ adjective 1. pertaining to or involving atomic weapons: nuclear war. 2. operated or powered by atomic energy: a nuclear submarine. 3. (of a nation or group of nations) having atomic weapons. 4. of, relating to, or forming a nucleus. 5. […]